Ug. Just poking my head out of a deadline day, jittery from the jag of caffeine and electric-ated from the laptop screen to share this pertinent titbit of doom-ographia [see what happens when they give me deadlines]:

Dataism thereby threatens to do to Homo Sapiens what Homo Sapiens has done to all other animals. Over the course of history humans created a global network and evaluated everything according to its function within that network.

from Homo Deus, by Yuval Noah Harrari.

I’m too tired to think through this now… But, y’know, Modernity and all that jazz. Big Data. Psychological Profiling. Eco-systems. Edge-living. You get the drift.